Building the Machine: Common Core
Haven't heard of "Common Core"? If you live anywhere in Arizona, your children are being indoctrinated with Common Core State Standards. Governor Jan Brewer recently signed Executive Order # 2013-08 which changed its name to Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards. It's time you found out what YOUR children are learning in your local schools. By the way, the schools are 90% "on board" with it. Good teachers are helping your students learn, in spite of Common Core. You are on your own in learning the Truth about Common Core. Check out this website, for starters: Common Core: Education Without Representation.
Every Parent Needs to Watch this! You Need to find out what your child is learning at school; Common Core: The Cookie Cutter Curriculum, Video: 10/30/2013 Common Core State Standards Symposium; Response to John Huppenthal's Common Core Name Change; Showdown in Show Low: Common Core State Standards; Common Core Math: Ugh!; Heber-Overgaard Schools Governing Board votes NO to Signing the Common Core Declaration; Have Arizona Teachers received Gag Orders to not Oppose Common Core? ; Arizonans Against Common Core; Stop Common Core in Arizona; Mohave County Against Common Core.